Fourteen Percent of Milton Voters Hit Polls for State Primary
On a largely uncontested ballot for both parties, 14 percent of Milton voters voted on Thursday.
The field is now set for the November 6 general election after Thursday’s state primary. Milton Democrats and Republicans combined for 14 percent voter turnout for the primary.
On each side, there was just one contested race.
For the Democrats, Milton resident Robert Jubinville was elected to represent the party against Republican Earl H. Sholley in the Governor’s Council District 2 race.
Jubinville defeated Brian Clinton, Patrick McCabe and Bart Timilty.
Jubinville won all of Milton’s 10 precincts with 1,068 votes. His closest competitor was Timilty.
Joseph Selvaggi was elected over Matt Temperley to represent Republicans in the 8th Congressional District. The district includes all Milton precincts except 1, 5 and 10.
Selvaggi took 60 percent of the vote in the district, but beat his opponent by nine votes in Milton.
The highest voter turnout in Milton came with 18 percent in Precinct 9. Precinct 8 had a 17 percent turnout followed by 15 percent in Precinct 6.
The lowest turnout came from Precinct 3, with 11 percent of registered voters going to the polls.
Click here for the complete report from the Milton Town Clerk.
The last day to register to vote in the November 6 election is October 17.